Cedric, what’s the most famous beverage you can think
In France, champagne of course. In the rest of the
In Taiwan, possibly the most famous drinks is pearl
milk tea. Did you know that Taiwanese people consume
more than 100 million glasses of it a year.
Who would’ve thought a tea that you chew would become
so popular? And it’s picking up in the US and in Europe,
too. There are a few shops in Paris, though the price
there is a joke.
Did you know that the pearl milk tea actually came
from the bubble iced tea, which is basically cold
tea shaken up with ice in a cocktail shaker.
Looking good. The bubbles make the tea taste smoother.
So with pearl milk tea, you add milk or creamer into
the tea, and then you stir it, you shake it up and
you pour the tea into the pearls, right?
Yeah. The pearls are tapioca balls, which are made
of a starchy root and sugar. After you boil them,
they turn into something really sweet and chewy and
The pearls come in different sizes, right?
Speaking of different sizes, different colors as well.
So this is white pearl milk tea.
Not just white, black and white. This is panda milk
tea. It's always nice to have the chewy texture. It's
like eating and drinking at the same time. How about
I think that all tapioca are create equal.
And you should come.